CiiRUS User GuideUser Interface TablesPrinting Tables as Reports

Printing Tables as Reports

You are able to print the contents of the inventory table as well as save and export the report as various file types using the Print button.

Opening the Print Preview Screen.

To print or save your inventory report, begin by clicking the Print button at the bottom right-hand side of the CiiRUS window.

Opening the Print Preview Screen.

The print preview screen...

Notice how the Print Preview report replicates the table seen in CiiRUS.

The Print Preview Tool Bar.

The Print Preview tool bar lets you make final adjustments to your report to prepare it for printing.

The Print Preview Tool Bar.

Printing the report.

The report you see is ready to print.

If the Page Setup and printing Preferences are already set, you can choose quick print (shown as Print) to print the report without any further dialog prompt.

However, if you are unsure about your current print settings, check the current page setup and print from the Printing Preferences Dialog (shown as Print...).

Printing the report.

Page setup.

Check the current page size and margin layout by ether going to File > Page Setup... or by clicking the page setup icon in the toolbar.

Use Page Setup to adjust the size of the report to fit the paper in your printer and adjust the margins of the printable area. Click OK to save changes and close the window.

Page setup.

Print Setup Dialog.

If you go to File > Print... or click on the Print icon from the tool bar, the Print Setup dialog will appear. Here, you can set preferences, such as which printer you wish to send the job to and the number of copies to be printed.

You can click Preferences to open your computer's print manager and adjust even more settings, or you can click Print to begin printing.

Print Setup Dialog.

Advanced printing preferences.

Clicking the Preferences button from the print dialog brings you to your computer's advanced print settings dialog.

Here, you can control more advanced settings, such as ink economy, print color, and collation.

The options and layout of this dialog window depend on the type of printer installed on your computer.

Click the OK button to save changes made to your Print Preferences.

Advanced printing preferences.

Saving / exporting the report.

You can export this report preview as another file type to be shared or saved for later use.

To do so go to File > Export Document... or click the Export Document icon in the tool bar.

Saving / exporting the report.

Export file types

When exporting the report, you can save the report as one of a variety of file types. This includes PDF, XLS, HTML, etc.

You can view the complete list of files below:

Export file types

Export dialog.

After selecting the file type you would like to use to save the report, the export dialog will appear.

The export dialog will display additional settings for the type of file export you selected (below is the export dialog for PDF).

Adjust these setting accordingly and click OK once complete.

Export dialog.

Export location: saving the file.

After clicking OK on the export dialog, you will then be prompted to select the location on your computer that you would like to save the file to.

Choose a location, enter in a file name, and click the Save button to finish saving the report to your computer.

Export location: saving the file.